Historical Events in September 1921

  • 1st Nederlander Theater opens at 208 W 41 St NYC (Billy Rose, Trafalgar)
  • 3rd 16th Davis Cup: USA beats Japan in New York (5-0)
  • 3rd KPB, Communist Party of Belgium forms

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

5th Walter Johnson sets strikeout mark at 2,287

MLB Pitcher Walter Johnson
MLB Pitcher
Walter Johnson
  • 7th In Atlantic City, New Jersey, the first Miss America Pageant, a two-day event, is held.
  • 8th 1st Miss America crowned in Atlantic City - Margaret Gorman (16) of Washington, D.C.
  • 9th Guatamala, Honduras, and San Salvador agree to Central American Union
  • 11th Nahalal, the first moshav in Israel, is settled.
  • 15th Pope Benedictus XV publishes encyclical Alcohol Paraclitus
  • 15th WBZ-AM in Boston MA begins radio transmissions
  • 19th 41st U.S. Men's National Championship: Bill Tilden beats Wallace F. Johnson (6-1, 6-3, 6-1)
  • 21st Pope Benedictus XV donates 1 million lire to feed Russians
  • 21st A storage silo at a BASF fertiliser producing plant explodes in Oppau, Germany, 500—600 killed.
  • 22nd Music Box Theater opens at 239 W 45th St NYC
  • 22nd The League of Nations accepts membership of independent Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania
  • 26th Yankee Ruth hits HRs 57 & 58 to beat Indians 8-7
  • 27th Yanks beat Indians 21-7 in Polo Grounds

Sport awardGolf Major

28th 4th PGA Championship: Walter Hagen at Inwood CC Far Rockaway NY

Golfer Walter Hagen
Walter Hagen
  • 29th Pirates drop doubleheader to Cards to allow idle Giants to clinch NL